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Horse : how the horse has shaped civilizations

Author: J Edward Chamberlin
Publisher: New York : BlueBridge, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tells the global history of horses and humans, from Ice Age hunters to Alexander the Great and Genghis Khan, and from the medieval knights of France to the great horse cultures of Native America.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Chamberlin, J. Edward, 1943-
Horse.
New York : BlueBridge, ©2006
(OCoLC)681521958
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J Edward Chamberlin
ISBN: 0974240591 9780974240596 9781933346137 1933346132
OCLC Number: 61704732
Description: 282 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Out of the mist: horses and humans in the Americas --
Bringing horses home: hunting horses, farming horses --
On the move around the globe: how horse travel and transport changed the world --
Making trouble: horses in war --
Great horse cultures of the world: from ancient China to modern Europe --
The spirit of horses: power, grace and beauty.
Responsibility: J. Edward Chamberlin.
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Drawing on archaeology, biology, art, literature, and ethnography, Horse illuminates the relationship between humans and horses throughout history. It shares stories of horses at work, at war, and at  Read more...

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"??Readers will revel in this account of how the horse evolved. Insights, knowledge, wit, and verve on every page." --Richard W. Slatta, author, "The Cowboy Encyclopedia"

 
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